|Unit of Instruction||Written Book Reports, Essay Writing, Spelling and Vocabulary, Finish Submerged and Hatchet.|
LAFS.7.RI.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will finish their novels, Hatchet and Submerged.
My students will learn high order vocabulary and their spellings.
My students will read an article about banana splits, watch a short video, and on Friday we will have Banana Split Day.
My students will make sure they write in complete sentences, use good handwriting so I can read it, start all sentences with capital letters, and end with periods at the end of each sentence.
1. demeanor (n) – outward behavior or attitude: She helped bandage patients in the field hospital because she had a kind, helpful demeanor.
Monday – What is a banana split and where did this American tradition come from? How is it made? On Friday, we will find out. Introduce Spelling and Vocabulary for the week. You will be tested on these on Friday. Read banana split article aloud as a class. Read Hatchet or Submerged. Small group and whole group
Tuesday – Check Homework: sentences 1-7 and banana split article. Think Cerca. Review vocabulary.
Wednesday – Independent Reading. Some kids will report to work on reading/writing skills with Mrs. Cornelius. Others will work on iReady on the computers. Others will work with Dr. Forney on iReady workbooks. You will also turn in your homework sentences.
Thursday – Review spelling and vocabulary. Read Civil War/Underground Railroad play together. Compare to nonfiction article on the Underground Railroad.
Friday – Spelling Test. Vocabulary Test. Banana Split Day!
Watch You Tube video about banana splits. Participate in discussion.